Event-at-a-Glance  

TUESDAY June 5, 2018

Pre-Conference

5:30-6:30        pm

CONFERENCE ASSISTANTS ORIENTATION  

Orientation for DI Conference Assistants (CA) & Facilitators only.

THURSDAY June 7, 2018

Day One

10:00-1:00     a/pm

1:00-5:00       pm

2:00-2:30       pm

5:00-5:50       pm

CHECK-IN: (Event Staff)

Conference Assistants (CA), Facilitators, Faculty/Staff (FS)

CHECK-IN: Attendees

Student Attendees, Guests, Speakers

Bus departs Lexington Bluegrass Airport to head to campus

(attendees must reserve seat on the bus in advance)

DINNER

6:00-7:00       pm                 *

OPENING WELCOME | BUILDING A DIVERSE WORKFORCE

Dr. Susan Stone, FNU President, DNSc, CNM, FACNM, FAAN

7:15-9:00       pm                

ACTIVITY | TEAM IDENTITY

Attendees will use art to engage in meaningful discussions to explore the similarities and unique identities in the nursing professional.

Dr. Diane John, PhD, ARNP, FNP-BC, FNU Faculty & Larissa McLaughlin, MA, FNU Courier
Coordinator/Development Office

9:00- -----       pm

FREE TIME

Studio will be open for attendees that would like to participate in

Reflections of Diversity.

FRIDAY June 8, 2018

Day Two

7:30-8:30       am

BREAKFAST

9:30-11:00     am                  *

CULTURAL FIELD TRIP | Rural Health

Hurricane Creek Miner’s Memorial

(For First-Time Attendees, Group A)

Bus ride to Leslie County, Ky

9:30-11:00     am                  *

11:15-12:15    am                  

ACTIVITY | TEAM BUILDING

Communicating with Each Other

(For Returning Attendees, Group B)

The Livery & Wendover Outdoor Retreat Area

ACTIVITY | TEAM AWARENESS

The Privilege Walk

All Attendees  | Group A & B

The Livery & Wendover Outdoor Retreat Area

12:15-1:30     pm

LUNCH | COOKOUT | NATURE TRAILS TOUR

The Livery & Wendover Outdoor Retreat Area

Nature Trails Tour conducted by FNU Development Office

1:40-2:00        pm

BACK TO CAMPUS

2:00-2:45       pm

FREE TIME    |   REFLECTIONS ON DIVERSITY (studio room)

Reflections on Diversity conducted by FNU Marketing Department

3:00-4:15       pm                  *

DEVELOPING FAMILIES CENTER (Premier Speaker!)
Redefining the Perinatal Period
Speaker(s): Ruth Lubic, EdD, CNM, FAAN, FACNM

4:30-5:45       pm                  *

NURSE ENTREPRENEURS  (Premier Speaker!)

Addressing Mental Health with Faith-Based & Behavioral Wellness Management

Dr. Mekeshia Bates DNP, MPH, MSN, RN, CEO of Gift of Dreams, Wellness & Consulting LLC

6:00-7:00        pm

DINNER   |   FREE TIME

7:00-9:00        pm

MOVIE NIGHT: HIDDEN FIGURES  (movie preview)

Interpersonal & Cross-cultural communication in the workplace. 

SATURDAY June 9, 2018

Day Three

7:30-8:30       am

BREAKFAST

8:45-10:15     am                  *

ACTIVITY:  EMERGENCY HEALTH MANAGEMENT

Using artistic expression to inform populations on disease outbreaks.

Dr. Diane John, PhD, ARNP, FNP-BC, FNU Faculty & Larissa McLaughlin, MA, FNU Courier
Coordinator/Development Office

10:30-12:00   pm                  *

12:00-12:15   pm

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: RACE & SOCIAL JUSTICE IN HEALTHCARE

Intersectionality: Examining Race, Gender, Class, Ethnicity, and the Results of Inequalities

Dr. Nancy López, PhD

GROUP PHOTO

12:15-1:45     pm

LUNCH | FREE TIME

1:45-3:15       pm                  

NURSES: COMMUNITY HEALTH ADVOCATES (open discussions)
* Green Healthcare: Finding a Solution to the Pollution  
* Community Intervention: Sexual IQ Risk Reduction (SRR)                
* Patient Care:  Vulnerable Populations

3:30-4:45       pm                  *

CONFERENCE SPEAKER: STATE OF ADDRESS

Call to Action: The Current State of Mortality Rates in the African American Community

Ameenah R. Jackson, RN, BSN, CBBE, CD, CLC, CNEP Class #166

5:00-6:00       pm

DINNER   |   FREE TIME

6:00-Until      pm

RECEPTION   |  OUTDOOR INSTAGRAM TAKEOVER

Hosted by: FNU PRIDE Alumni

Attendees can capture memorable moments on social media while enjoying festive music and fun foods, as they connect with nursing students at Frontier and from other schools.

     

SUNDAY June 10, 2018

Day Four

7:30-8:30       am

BREAKFAST

9:00-9:45       am                  *

10:00-10:45     am

CONCLUSION  |LET’S TALK DIVERSITY

Ways to stay connected and involved through FNU’s diversity & inclusion initiatives.

Dr. Maria Valentin-Welch,DNP, CNM, MPH, FACNM, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer (CDIO)

ACTIVITY:  TEAM REFLECTION
Attendees will take time to reflect on past campus memories, as they prepare to embark on a new journey in their academic studies, career and in life.

Pride Office & Development Office

10:50-11:15   am                  *

CIRCLE UP | GROUP PHOTOS

11:15-12:00   pm

CHECK OUT DORM ROOM

12:15-12:30   pm

DEPART CAMPUS

Load bus for Lexington Bluegrass Airport. Bus will arrive to airport at 2:30pm (est).

CONFERENCE SPONSORS:

 

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The Nursing Workforce Diversity (NWD) activities are supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an operating division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under Grant Number D19HP30846, Nursing Workforce Diversity, $1,998,000.  The information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government.

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